Irene T. Itri (nee Szyszlo) of Berkeley Heights passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 01, 2015 at the age of 90.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Saturday, April 4th from 2-6 PM at Paul Ippolito Berkeley Memorial, 646 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 6th at 10 AM at the Union Village United Methodist Church, Mountain Ave, Berkeley Heights. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield. For additional information or to express online condolences please visit
Born in the Bronx, NY to the late Ignatius and Antoinette Szyszlo Irene was currently a resident of Berkeley Heights, she previously resided in Keyport and later in Springfield for many years. Growing up Irene was active with the Young Democrats of New Jersey. She was a long time member of the Springfield Senior Citizens, the St. Rose of Lima Life-Lighters and was a person who stood up for her principles and beliefs.
She is survived by her loving daughter Mary Itri-Hicks and her husband Randy and her cherished grandson Michael Hicks. Irene was predeceased by her beloved husband Frank P. Itri, her children Theresa Irene Itri and Paul Frank Itri and her 3 siblings: Joseph Szyszlo, Stella Francis Szyszlo, and Jenny Janik.